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  • John Holdren: Obama's Biggest Radical

    02/27/2009 7:38:26 AM PST · by FrontPageMag.com · 5 replies · 1,744+ views
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | February 27, 2009 | Ben Johnson
    When Barack Obama nominated John P. Holdren as his Science Adviser last December 20, the president-elect stated "promoting science isn’t just about providing resources" but "ensuring that facts and evidence are never twisted or obscured by politics or ideology." In nominating John Holdren, his words could scarcely have taken a more Orwellian ring. Some critics have noted Holdren's penchant for making apocalyptic predictions that never come to pass, and categorizing all criticism of his alarmist views as not only wrong but dangerous. What none has yet noted is that Holdren is a globalist who has endorsed "surrender of sovereignty" to...
  • Shaking Up the Boardroom at World Government Inc.

    01/07/2009 9:43:09 AM PST · by BGHater · 7 replies · 365+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 03 Jan 2009 | JAMES TRAUB
    Even before Israel launched attacks on Gaza last week, Barack Obama’s incoming national security team understood that the consuming demands of crises could all too easily eclipse the transformational agenda on foreign affairs that Mr. Obama advanced during the campaign. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, instability in Pakistan and the threat of nuclear proliferation in Iran would have been more than enough to crowd out any thought of long-range planning. Now the Middle East is in flames again. And yet a wide range of foreign policy experts are urging the new president to look beyond the smoke and the...
  • Here's your change!

    12/18/2008 7:12:53 AM PST · by antisocial · 15 replies · 715+ views
    Enter Stage Right ^ | December 15, 2008 | Henry Lamb
    Here's your change! By Henry Lamb web posted December 15, 2008 For more than 20 years, the politically-correct liberal elitists have ridiculed the "black helicopter crowd" whenever the words "world government" were uttered. Global governance, however, is a perfectly acceptable term which the U.N. says is somehow different from world government. According to the U.N., "Governance is not government – it is the framework of rules, institutions, and practices that set limits on the behavior of individuals, organizations and companies." (UNDP Human Development Report, 1999, page 34). Any institution that has the power to issue rules and that limits the...
  • The United Fakes

    12/13/2008 1:00:39 PM PST · by The Conservative Yogini · 3 replies · 398+ views
    The Gadfly ^ | The Gadfly
    I have written many times regarding the fakery that is the United Nations. They are a front group for corruption, greed and power. Here is a great video illustrating the hypocrisy that goes on at the United Nation Interfaith Dialogues. The entire world should know about these criminals and those who would tell Americans that we should support the U.N. and its policies of world government and peace. Unfortunately, Obama is one of those people. Tell your friends, folks. They will have been warned.
  • Meltdown of Institutions Quickly Paving Way to Long -Feared Global Government

    12/10/2008 7:47:45 AM PST · by GonzoII · 3 replies · 450+ views
    Spirit Daily .Com ^ | Dec 10, 2008 | By Michael H. Brown
    There it was - not on a site dedicated to the apocalypse, not on a conspiracy or "rapture" blog, not on a late-night radio show - but in the Financial Times of London (one of the world's leading business news organizations).
  • Will the U.N. Chill Out on Climate Change? - The U.N.'s own observations show no warming trend...

    12/09/2008 9:16:36 PM PST · by neverdem · 23 replies · 1,155+ views
    National Review Online ^ | December 09, 2008 | Patrick J. Michaels
    The U.N.'s own observations show no warming trend, but things may still get hot and bothered in Poznan. Ten thousand people from 86 countries have descended upon Poznan, Poland, for yet another United Nations meeting on climate change. It’s the annual confab of the nations that signed the original United Nations climate treaty in Rio in 1992. That instrument gave rise to the infamous 1996 Kyoto Protocol on global warming, easily the greatest failure in the history of environmental diplomacy. Al Gore himself descends on Wednesday to personally bless the conclave’s work product — which, based on past history, we...
  • Obama's Global Poverty Bill

    12/01/2008 8:23:58 AM PST · by tedbel · 12 replies · 595+ views
    ISRAPUNDIT ^ | Dec 1/08 | Tom Deweese
    The bill is the “Global Poverty Act” (S.2433) and is not just a compassionate bit of fluff that Obama dreamed up to help the poor of the world. This bill is directly tied to the United Nations and serves as little more than a shakedown of American taxpayers in a massive wealth redistribution scheme. In fact, if passed, The Global Poverty Act will provide the United Nations with 0.7% of the United States gross national product. Estimates are that it will add up to at least $845 billion of taxpayer money for welfare to third world countries, in addition to...
  • UN To Open Security Council Reform Talks By March 2009

    09/15/2008 6:55:24 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 298+ views
    Excerpt - UNITED NATIONS (AFP)--The U.N. General Assembly on Monday agreed to begin negotiations on expanding the membership of the powerful Security Council no later than next Feb. 28. After hours-long bargaining, the assembly adopted by consensus a resolution on Security Council enlargement on the last day of its 62nd session. ~ snip ~ It said the aim was to "garner the widest possible political acceptance by member states." ~ snip ~ During the transitional period, a number of configurations including a repartitioning of seats on a regional basis and the most delicate, the veto- wielding power of the five...
  • Ceaseless Hot Air and Wasted Dollars

    07/26/2008 12:35:50 PM PDT · by Delacon · 22 replies · 377+ views
    ClimateChangeFraud.com ^ | Saturday, 26 July 2008 | Alan Caruba
    There is a point at which one’s contempt for the environmentalists and their allies is irredeemable. There is no longer the usual excuse that’s there’s room for argument or discussion regarding global warming. Having been labeled “deniers” for years, the sense that the end of this hoax is in sight brings no desire to forgive and forget. Recently, Dr. Roy Spencer, an atmospheric scientist who formerly worked for NASA, testified before a Senate committee. Free now to speak without the impediments of bureaucratic oversight, Dr. Spencer told the committee, “I am pleased to deliver good news from the front lines...
  • Pope warns against undermining U.N.

    04/18/2008 10:28:49 AM PDT · by BGHater · 69 replies · 92+ views
    Reuters ^ | 18 Apr 2008 | Philip Pullella
    Countries that act unilaterally on the world stage undermine the authority of the United Nations and weaken the broad consensus needed to confront global problems, Pope Benedict said on Friday. In a major speech to the U.N. General Assembly, the pope also said that the international community sometimes had to intervene when a country could not protect its own people from "grave and sustained violations of human rights." The pope, who arrived from Washington on the second leg of a U.S. trip, became only the third pontiff in history to address the General Assembly. Speaking in French and English from...
  • The NAFTA Controversy

    03/14/2008 8:27:57 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 11 replies · 1,547+ views
    Campus Report ^ | March 14, 2008 | Cliff Kincaid
    The NAFTA Controversy by: Cliff Kincaid, March 14, 2008 On another critical issue, McCain has emerged as a vocal proponent of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), despite the fact that one of its major supporters, Robert A. Pastor, admits that, in one key respect, it has been a colossal failure. Pastor, a Democrat who runs the Center for North American Studies at American University, says that NAFTA has resulted in economic integration and increased trade but has “fueled immigration by encouraging foreign investment near the U.S.-Mexican border, which in turn serves as a magnet for workers in central...
  • Global Governance - To Strobe Talbott, it's inevitable. To John Bolton, it's surrender.

    01/27/2008 7:12:50 AM PST · by 3AngelaD · 53 replies · 450+ views
    Washington Post ^ | January 27, 2008 | Joseph S. Nye Jr.
    SURRENDER IS NOT AN OPTION, Defending America at the United Nations And Abroad, By John Bolton; THE GREAT EXPERIMENT, The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, And the Quest for a Global Nation, By Strobe Talbott ...John Bolton, most recently President Bush's ambassador to the United Nations, and Strobe Talbott, President Clinton's deputy secretary of state and now president of the Brookings Institution, have some things in common...Their differences, however, far outweigh their similarities...Talbott believes that global governance is coming -- that "individual states will increasingly see it in their interest to form an international system that is far more...
  • 10 Reasons to Doubt Global Warming is Man-Made

    01/02/2008 10:53:51 AM PST · by DogWings · 30 replies · 313+ views
    All American Blogger ^ | 1-2-08 | Duane Lester
    I am a heretic in the new religion. I reject the Church of Global Warming and it’s High Priest Al Gore. This has results in more than one disciple telling me that I should, well, die. I can accept that. Here are the first five of just ten reasons why I can’t accept anthropogenic global warming (AGW).
  • Deep-Six the Law of the Sea

    11/22/2007 7:58:00 AM PST · by Delacon · 15 replies · 161+ views
    The Ayn Rand Institute ^ | November 20, 2007 | Thomas A. Bowden
    <p>The Law of the Sea Treaty, which awaits a ratification vote in the U.S. Senate, declares most of the earth's vast ocean floor to be "the common heritage of mankind" and places it under United Nations ownership "for the benefit of mankind as a whole."</p>
  • Sinister Secrets Of The U.N. Sea Treaty

    11/08/2007 2:15:26 PM PST · by Delacon · 11 replies · 113+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | November 5, 2007 | Cliff Kincaid
    The former editor of the New York Times editorial page says it is "crazy" to be opposed to the U.N.'s Law of the Sea Treaty and she can't understand why it has become a hot-button issue in the Republican presidential race. Gail Collins declared in a November 3 column in the Times that the measure simply clarifies "rules for navigation and mining in international waters" and sets up "a system for settling disputes." Those opposed to it, she says, are spinning "conspiracy theories." But Collins is doing the spinning. What if there were evidence that the treaty was the...
  • G.I. Joe was just a toy, wasn't he? It doesn't mean anything. [bittersweet article]

    10/30/2007 6:39:17 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 4 replies · 94+ views
    LVRJ.com ^ | Oct. 28, 2007 | Vin Suprynowicz
    Oct. 28, 2007 Copyright © Las Vegas Review-Journal VIN SUPRYNOWICZ: G.I. Joe was just a toy, wasn't he? Hollywood now proposes that in a new live-action movie based on the G.I. Joe toy line, Joe's -- well, "G.I." -- identity needs to be replaced by membership in an "international force based in Brussels." The IGN Entertainment news site reports Paramount is considering replacing our "real American hero" with "Action Man," member of an "international operations team." Paramount will simply turn Joe's name into an acronym. The show biz newspaper Variety reports: "G.I. Joe is now a Brussels-based outfit that stands...
  • G.I. Joe was just a toy, wasn't he?

    10/28/2007 6:49:08 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 10 replies · 552+ views
    www.lvrj.com ^ | October 28, 2007 | VIN SUPRYNOWICZ
    Hollywood now proposes that in a new live-action movie based on the G.I. Joe toy line, Joe's -- well, "G.I." -- identity needs to be replaced by membership in an "international force based in Brussels." The IGN Entertainment news site reports Paramount is considering replacing our "real American hero" with "Action Man," member of an "international operations team." Paramount will simply turn Joe's name into an acronym. The show biz newspaper Variety reports: "G.I. Joe is now a Brussels-based outfit that stands for Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity, an international co-ed force of operatives who use hi-tech equipment to battle...
  • Forcing An Inconvenient Truth

    05/24/2007 8:35:43 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 15 replies · 1,393+ views
    National Post (via FrontPageMag) ^ | May 24, 2007 | Kevin Libin
    Forcing An Inconvenient Truth By Kevin Libin National Post | May 24, 2007 First it was his world history class. Then he saw it in his economics class. And his world issues class. And his environment class. In total, 18-year-old McKenzie, a Northern Ontario high schooler, says he has had the film An Inconvenient Truth shown to him by four different teachers this year. "I really don't understand why they keep showing it," says McKenzie (his parents asked that his last name not be used). "I've spoken to the principal about it, and he said that teachers are instructed to...
  • U.N. "Beast"

    12/28/2006 6:40:37 AM PST · by 3AngelaD · 5 replies · 516+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 28, 2006 | Unknown
    "For most Americans, there is probably no subject that can elicit as many yawns as the United Nations. The world body seems distant from everyday life in America, its globalist schemes dismissed by most Americans -- who have other pressing things to worry about -- as little more than the daydreams and delusions of Marxist malcontents, green eco-nuts, and tin-pot dictators. "Unfortunately, while most Americans go about their lives, the schemers on the East River have patiently built an organization that looks more and more like a world government. ... The danger has not been lost on author Nathan Tabor....
  • OAS Treaty Would Grant Human-Rights Protection to Sexual Orientation - "same-sex revolution."

    12/11/2006 9:25:00 PM PST · by XR7 · 7 replies · 719+ views
    Citizenlink ^ | 12/11/06 | Pete Winn
    Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) begin work this week on a treaty that would make sexual orientation "an inalienable right" worthy of human-rights protection. "The document before the OAS this week mentions sexual orientation 15 times," according to Thomas Jacobson, Focus on the Family Action's representative to the United Nations. "In addition, it contains terms like 'hate crimes' and veiled pro-abortion language." He said the nation behind the proposed language -- Brazil -- first tried to get the U.N. to go along in 2003. "They failed in that attempt," Jacobson said. "They pushed again in 2004, and...
  • Shift in Harvard Curriculum Reflects Larger Trend Toward Global Law

    10/25/2006 12:17:43 PM PDT · by Paul Ross · 27 replies · 741+ views
    The National Law Journal ^ | 10-24-2006 Harvard Law School's | Leigh Jones
    Shift in Harvard Curriculum Reflects Larger Trend Toward Global Law Leigh Jones The National Law Journal 10-24-2006 Harvard Law School's recent announcement that it is making the most sweeping changes to its first-year curriculum in 100 years heralded a major shift in legal education, including a new emphasis on global law. But some of its competitors say that they already have revamped their programs in similar ways. Harvard will begin requiring first-year students to take three new courses, including a class on legislation and regulation, another covering global legal systems and a third focusing on problems and theories. The school's...
  • Speed through the checkout with just a wave of your arm

    10/18/2006 8:08:09 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 112 replies · 1,638+ views
    timesonline.co.uk ^ | Valerie Elliot
    It may sound like a sci-fi fantasy but shoppers may one day be able to pay their grocery bills using a microchip implanted in their body. The idea is already catching on with today's iPod generation. According to research released today by the Institute for Grocery Distribution (IGD), a retail think-tank, almost one in ten teenagers and one in twenty adults are willing to have a microchip implanted to pay shop bills and help to prevent card or identity fraud and muggings. A quick scan of the arm would connect immediately to bank details and payments could be made swiftly....
  • Timeline of the Progress Toward a North American Union

    09/04/2006 11:23:31 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies · 1,688+ views
    Vive le Canada ^ | August 31, 2006 | Vive le Canada
    Canadian, U.S., and Mexican elites, including CEOS and politicians, have a plan to create common North American policies and further integrate our economies. This plan goes by various names and euphemisms, such as "deep integration", "NAFTA-plus", "harmonization", the "Big Idea", the "Grand Bargain", and the "North American Security and Prosperity Initiative". Regardless of which name your prefer, the end goal of all of these plans is to create a new political and economic entity named the North American Union (NAU) that would supercede the existing countries. Theoretically, it would be similar to and competetive with the European Union (EU). The...
  • Bush Administration Fast-Tracks Formation of North American Union

    07/11/2006 6:50:36 PM PDT · by Trupolitik · 55 replies · 1,640+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | July 11, 2006 | Jerome R Corsi
    With virtually no mention in the mainstream media, Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez convened on June 15, the first meeting of the North American Competitiveness Council (NACC), an apparently extra-constitutional advisory group organized by the Department of Commerce (DOC) under the auspices of the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP). A March 31 press release on the White House website, under the title “Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: Progress,” announced the formation of the NACC. The press release noted that the NACC would meet annually “with security and prosperity Ministers and will engage with senior government officials on an...
  • North America’s SuperCorridor {Immigration Reform will never happen}

    06/19/2006 2:58:46 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 56 replies · 887+ views
    North America’s SuperCorridor Coalition, Inc., is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the world’s first international, integrated and secure, multi-modal transportation system along the International Mid-Continent Trade and Transportation Corridor to improve both the trade competitiveness and quality of life in North America. The NASCO Corridor encompasses Interstate Highways 35, 29 and 94, and the significant east/west connectors to those highways in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Corridor directly impacts the continental trade flow of North America. Membership includes public and private sector entities along the Corridor in Canada, the United States and Mexico. From the largest border...
  • How To Respond To A Whining UN

    06/17/2006 7:32:22 AM PDT · by antisocial · 39 replies · 926+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | June 17, 2006 | Henry Lamb
    How to respond to a whining U.N. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: June 17, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Henry Lamb -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com The U.N.'s second in command, Mark Malloch Brown, is unhappy about the lack of respect U.S. citizens afford the United Nations. He is particularly unhappy that U.S. officials allow "too much unchecked U.N. bashing and stereotyping" to reach the heartland through Fox News and Rush Limbaugh. Ambassador John Bolton called on Kofi Annan to repudiate Brown's remarks; Annan refused and stood by his deputy director. These comments come from the United Nations at a time when the U.N....
  • Bilderberg-bound filmmaker held at airport [Alex Jones]

    06/08/2006 10:52:20 PM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 4 replies · 587+ views
    Ottawa Citizen ^ | 6/8/06 | Laura Payton
    Canadian authorities detained an American activist filmmaker at the Ottawa airport late Wednesday night, confiscating his passport, camera equipment and most of his belongings. Citizenship and Immigration Canada agents stopped Alex Jones, whose films include Martial Law 9/11: The Rise of the Police State, and questioned him for nearly four hours before letting him go with only one change of clothes and telling him to return Thursday morning. “It’s really chilling, like a police state,” said Mr. Jones of his detention. Mr. Jones and his crew, camera operators Ryan Schlickeisen and Aaron Dykes, travelled to Canada to film a documentary...
  • "U.N. World"

    05/16/2006 11:21:38 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 1 replies · 383+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 16, 2006 | Julia A. Seymour
    Kofi Annan is giving commencement addresses on college campuses while Eric Shawn is not, but the author of the new book U.N. Exposed can give graduating seniors greater insight into how the United Nations really works than the secretary-general can. “At heart I am a New York City crime reporter so I came at it [U.N.] as a local reporter,” said Shawn who is a member of the U.N. press corps and a senior correspondent for FOX News. It is like a corrupt city hall, “U.N. World is the inverse of any logical reality,” explained Shawn. One example of such...
  • Would You Support A World Government With A Constitution Identical To The US Constitution?

    04/01/2006 4:14:56 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 139 replies · 2,153+ views
    Saturday, April 1, 2006 | Momaw Nadon
    Would you support a World Government with a Constitution identical to the U.S. Constitution? Three branches of government: Executive, Legislative, Judiciary Federal separation of powers on global, national, state, city levels President of the World elected every 4 years 2 Senators elected from every country Representatives elected from each country according to population Bill of Rights just like in the U.S. Constitution
  • Muslims want anti-blasphemy clause in rights body

    02/09/2006 11:55:20 AM PST · by iPod Shuffle · 38 replies · 891+ views
    Muslims want anti-blasphemy clause in rights body 09 February 2006 UNITED NATIONS: The president of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday took over fractious negotiations to establish a new UN human rights body, with Islamic nations wanting language against blasphemy because of the dispute over cartoons in a Danish newspaper. Jan Eliasson of Sweden, this year's assembly president, is conducting "intensive" bilateral talks with key UN members in an effort to resolve severe splits on the new rights body aimed at replacing the discredited Geneva-based UN Human Rights Commission, his spokeswoman said. The aim is to get adoption this month,...
  • We have an Inkling...........

    02/07/2006 8:56:03 AM PST · by Mad in Madrid · 219+ views
    Citizens in Defense of Defense ^ | 2-07-06 | Pachyderm
    We have an Inkling.... ...that all this Cartoon brouhaha, Iran's bravado on their nuclear capabalities and the governments' indecisions to handle once and for all the problem of Islamic terrorism for what it is, is nothing other than the same old wish that many have in creating a ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT under the United Nations and force the US and Britain to "submit themselves to the same regime of supervision and inspection as everyone else." A penman at The Guardian writes" So whatever we do about Iran, what we need is a new international system for the supervision and inspection...
  • We have an Inkling....

    02/07/2006 8:24:40 AM PST · by Mad in Madrid · 4 replies · 199+ views
    Citizens in Defense of Defense ^ | 2-07-06 | Pachyderm
    ..that all this Cartoon brouhaha, Iran's bravado on their nuclear capabalities and the governments' indecisions to handle once and for all the problem of Islamic terrorism for what it is, is nothing other than the same old wish that many have in creating a ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT under the United Nations and force the US and Britain to "submit themselves to the same regime of supervision and inspection as everyone else." A penman at The Guardian writes" So whatever we do about Iran, what we need is a new international system for the supervision and inspection of nuclear capacities in...
  • U.N. Summit Lets U.S. Keep Control of Internet Domain Names

    11/16/2005 11:52:22 AM PST · by proud_yank · 64 replies · 1,103+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Nov 16, 2005 | AP
    TUNIS, Tunisia — A U.N. technology summit opened Wednesday after an 11th-hour agreement that leaves the United States with ultimate oversight of the main computers that direct the Internet's flow of information, commerce and dissent. A lingering and vocal struggle over the Internet's plumbing and its addressing system has overshadowed the summit's original intent: to address ways to expand communications technologies to poorer parts of the world. Negotiators from more than 100 countries agreed late Tuesday to leave the United States in charge, through a quasi-independent body called the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN. That averted...
  • EWTN Series: Good or Evil, Who Decides?

    09/13/2005 7:15:17 PM PDT · by Coleus · 18 replies · 3,203+ views
    good or evil: who decides?Dr. Raymond DeSouza Who decides what is good or evil? The state? Society? The individual? Join Dr. Raymond De Souza as he teaches about the Natural Law and the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.Contact:Dr. Raymond De Souza http://saintgabriel.com.au PO Box 111 Western Australia 6058 Telephone:[61] 08 9202 1300  Back to Series List
  • U.N. push for world government, advocates approval of key building block: Law of the Sea Treaty

    09/05/2005 8:59:17 AM PDT · by Paul Ross · 58 replies · 2,126+ views
    The Center For Security Policy ^ | August 31, 2005 | Frank Gaffney
    Decision Brief No. 05-D 44 2005-08-31 On eve of U.N. push for global government, advocates urge Senate to approve a building block: The Law of the Sea Treaty (Washington, D.C.): As concern grows that the United Nations is intent on replacing what the National Security Guidance calls "an orderly arrangement of sovereign states" with a proto-world government - complete with the ability to impose international taxes, a new push is being made for a treaty that would advance that purpose: the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST). This sovereignty-sapping agenda is at the heart of a dispute now playing...
  • George Soros Wants Your Gun

    07/12/2005 1:25:19 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 73 replies · 1,578+ views
    Red State ^ | 12 jul 05 | erick erickson
    Make no mistake about it, George Soros wants your gun. In addition to funding political organizations to attack George Bush and the Republicans, Soros is also one of the leading backers of International Action Network on Small Arms ("IANSA"), a well funded lefty group dedicated to keeping you from your guns. Right now the UN is meeting in New York to discuss small arms and IANSA is there to push for "an international, legally-binding Arms Trade Treaty" that would limit your 2nd Amendment rights. One of the points IANSA stretches to make is that "gun violence is undermining the...
  • EU limits dietary Supplement Sales

    07/12/2005 11:15:48 AM PDT · by Jenny Hatch · 57 replies · 1,832+ views
    Newsmax ^ | July 12, 2005
    EU Limits Dietary Supplement Sales NewsMax.com Wires Tuesday, July 12, 2005 BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The European Union's high court upheld proposed restrictions on the sale of food supplements on Tuesday despite objections from trade organizations that claimed the rules would ban popular vitamin pills. The European Court of Justice said the EU law was "appropriate for securing the free movement of food supplements and ensuring the protection of human health."
  • Turmoil as Chirac Plots to Disregard 'Non' Vote

    05/26/2005 4:51:08 PM PDT · by quidnunc · 26 replies · 852+ views
    The Times [UK] ^ | May 27, 2005 | Philip Webster and Charles Bremner
    President Chirac of France is preparing to throw Europe into confusion and put Britain on the spot by backing moves to keep the European constitution alive if it is rejected in Sunday’s referendum. French diplomats say that M Chirac is expected to urge other countries to proceed with ratification because France does not want to be seen to be blocking the European project. Any attempt to persuade other countries to go ahead will dash the hopes of those in the British Government who believed that a French rejection would make a British referendum unnecessary. British ministers argue that it will...
  • Mexico Looking for U.S. Migration Accord

    11/06/2004 4:05:38 AM PST · by Ginifer · 19 replies · 488+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Sat Nov 6, 2:26 AM | MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Writer
    MEXICO CITY - Mexico is holding out hope that Latin America will get more attention during President Bush (news - web sites)'s second term and obtain changes in what a senior Cabinet minister calls "absurd" U.S. immigration policies. Secretary of State Colin Powell (news - web sites), Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge and several other U.S. Cabinet members are expected to begin a two-day visit to Mexico City starting Monday. During the talks, Mexico will push for a long-awaited accord on migrants' rights — and seek to put the region back on the White House agenda. "It's absurd that (the...
  • Mexico's Fox furious at prospect of tougher US laws on illegals.

    05/14/2005 11:39:27 AM PDT · by AllieOop · 210 replies · 3,135+ views
    My Way News ^ | May 13, 2005 | Reuters
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Vicente Fox called recent U.S. measures to stem illegal immigration a step back for bilateral relations on Friday and said Mexican migrants do jobs "that not even blacks want to do." In comments likely to raise the temperature of the immigration debate, Fox defended the role of undocumented Mexican workers in the United States to a group of Texas business people meeting in Mexico. "There is no doubt that Mexicans, filled with dignity, willingness and ability to work are doing jobs that not even blacks want to do there in the United States," he...
  • Conclusions of the U.S.-Mexico Migration Panel

    05/12/2005 5:55:18 PM PDT · by JesseJane · 128 replies · 2,086+ views
    Caregie Endowment for International Peace/Global Policy Program website ^ | February 15, 2001 | Caregie Endowment for International Peace / Kerry Boyd
    Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceGlobal Policy Program International Migration Policy Program /event On February 15, 2001, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace International Migration Policy Program hosted a breakfast briefing featuring three members of the U.S.-Mexico Migration Panel, which released a report on February 14 to U.S. President George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox including proposals to change and improve the relationship of the U.S. and Mexico regarding migration. Speakers included Demetri Papademetriou, Co-Director of the International Migration Policy Program and the U.S. Convenor of the panel; Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum; and B....
  • Socialist was behind United Nations sea treaty

    05/03/2005 12:59:39 PM PDT · by nextthunder · 29 replies · 940+ views
    http://worldnetdaily.com/ ^ | May 3, 2005 | Cliff Kincaid
    Socialist was behind U.N. sea treaty Elisabeth Mann Borgese One of the main authors of the U.N.'s Law of the Sea Treaty, or LOST, not only admired Karl Marx but was an ardent advocate of the Marxist-oriented New International Economic Order, according to a new report. Supporters of LOST – now before the U.S. Senate and backed by the Bush Administration – depict it as a pact that merely guarantees freedom of navigation on the high seas. But a new report issued by Cliff Kincaid of the public policy group America's Survival Inc. identifies Elisabeth Mann Borgese, a socialist who...
  • Smoking gets own 'Kyoto treaty'

    02/26/2005 11:34:18 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 111 replies · 1,542+ views
    BBC News ^ | Feb. 27, 2005 | Nick Triggle
    ...the World Health Organization's tobacco control treaty comes into force on Sunday. It is regarded as smoking's answer to the Kyoto agreement - only with teeth. Ratified by 57 countries, including the UK, the document sets out a programme to reduce the number of people smoking across the world. Under its terms governments have promised to introduce smoking bans, tobacco advertising restrictions and health warnings on cigarette packets, draw up anti-smuggling strategies and agree to increase tax on tobacco sales. More than 100 other countries have also signed the treaty, but will not be bound by its restrictions until they...
  • Goodbye to Independence?

    01/27/2005 6:11:18 PM PST · by w6ai5q37b · 23 replies · 713+ views
    The New American ^ | February 7, 2005 | William F. Jasper
    Besides driving whole industries and millions of jobs offshore, U.S. trade agreements are threatening our national independence and freedom. The Jolly Green Giant has been a landmark around Dayton, Washington, for generations. But he does not seem so jolly these days. In fact, the fading outline of the 300-foot tall brand name icon is barely visible now on the hillside above town. This June, Dayton’s asparagus cannery, the world’s largest, will see its last season. Seneca Foods, which cans about half of the state’s $30 million asparagus crop for General Mills’ Green Giant label, is closing the Dayton plant and...
  • Bush Continues to Support UN "Law of The Sea" Treaty

    01/19/2005 6:08:57 PM PST · by w6ai5q37b · 33 replies · 878+ views
    The New American ^ | January 19, 2005 | William Norman Grigg
    The Bush administration continues to support Senate ratification of the UN's Convention on the Law of the Sea, which would turn the oceans and their incomprehensible riches over to the world body. During confirmation hearings before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State nominee Condoleezza Rice reaffirmed the Bush administration’s plans to seek ratification of the UN’s Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOST). During an exchange with Rice, Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), a noted Republican internationalist, quizzed the nominee about earlier statements she had made in support of ratifying LOST. "In your answers to questions for the...
  • Bush seeks quick action on CAFTA

    01/11/2005 6:26:16 PM PST · by w6ai5q37b · 12 replies · 470+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Jan. 10, 2005 | Jeffrey Sparshott
    Copyright 2005 Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News Copyright 2005 The Washington Times The Washington Times January 10, 2005, Monday HEADLINE: Bush seeks quick action on Central American Free Trade Agreement By Jeffrey Sparshott The Bush administration hopes to start moving the Central American Free Trade Agreement through Congress quickly this year, before lawmakers turn their focus to Social Security legislation. CAFTA, an ambitious trade pact with six Latin American nations, is shaping up as the most contentious trade measure on Capitol Hill since President Bush won trade promotion authority in summer 2002 by a single vote. It is considered a...
  • GIs Can Be Ordered To Wear U.N. Beret

    12/24/2004 1:12:15 PM PST · by gimmebackmyconstitution · 159 replies · 3,106+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | 12/24/04 | Josh Gerstein
    GIs Can Be Ordered To Wear U.N. Beret BY JOSH GERSTEIN - Staff Reporter of the Sun December 24, 2004 URL: http://www.nysun.com/article/6763 A federal judge in Washington has upheld the right of the American military to place its personnel under United Nations command and force those soldiers to wear insignia designed by the world body. The ruling from Judge Paul Friedman came in the case of a former Army specialist, Michael New, who resisted orders that he serve in a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Macedonia nearly a decade ago. He also refused, during unit muster in 1995, to wear the...
  • Enforcing Nuclear Disarmament: The Global Security Agency (GSA)

    12/20/2004 9:56:10 PM PST · by w6ai5q37b · 5 replies · 411+ views
    The National Interest ^ | Fall/Winter 2004/2005 issue | Amitai Etzioni
    Ever since I was a student in the early 1950s, I have been told that world government is a dream of starry-eyed idealists. But a form of world government is coming into being, although not the one that Immanuel Kant, Bertrand Russell or the United World Federalists envisioned. It is not the vast web of rules and norms embodied by the United Nations and the European Union. It is not based on shared ideology, race or religion. And it is not a byproduct of the Wilsonian daydream of a world rapidly democratized by the application of American power. It is...
  • Time to replace the U.N.

    12/11/2004 12:54:43 PM PST · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 612+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12/11/04 | Henry Lamb
    The United Nations is closer to extinction than at any time in its history. Finally, the people of the United States and around the world are calling for an end to this institution. Mired in scandal and controversy, Kofi Annan's last hope of salvaging the failing institution is the latest "reform" recommendations produced by his blue-ribbon committee. The two critical recommendations would expand the Security Council from 15 to 24 members and would designate the Security Council as the sole authority to legitimize "pre-emptive" military action. These recommendations, if implemented, would sink the institution further into the quicksand that has...
  • Beware of growing U.N.

    11/01/2004 5:36:53 PM PST · by w6ai5q37b · 19 replies · 248+ views
    Deseret Morning News ^ | November 1, 2004 | Philip R. David
    Copyright 2004 The Deseret News Publishing Co. Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City) November 1, 2004 Monday Beware of growing U.N. I am concerned about the lot of my fellow Americans -- especially my fellow Utahns -- as I watch with fear and trepidation the ever-steady growth of the United Nations and the seemingly unlimited support it is receiving from our government. Are we not aware that this World Government was brought into existence by devoted members of the Socialist establishment immediately after World War II? The United Nations, the world's "greatest hope for peace," has conned the people of...